The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 43 33 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.64% 4.94% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 5.44% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 3
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 349 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.07% 90.65% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 239 207 333
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 42 (97.67%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
3 26 (60.47%) Software Engineering
4 25 (58.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 25 (58.14%) C++
4 25 (58.14%) Java
5 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (48.84%) C#
6 21 (48.84%) Big Data
7 18 (41.86%) Algorithms
8 15 (34.88%) DV Cleared
9 14 (32.56%) C
9 14 (32.56%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (30.23%) Degree
11 12 (27.91%) PHP
11 12 (27.91%) Linux
12 11 (25.58%) Web Services
12 11 (25.58%) Data Mining
12 11 (25.58%) Kanban
12 11 (25.58%) Scrum
12 11 (25.58%) MongoDB
12 11 (25.58%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (23.26%) Apache Hive
13 10 (23.26%) Apache Pig
13 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
13 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
13 10 (23.26%) Mobile Development
13 10 (23.26%) Cybercrime
13 10 (23.26%) SANS
13 10 (23.26%) Objective-C

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.58%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (23.26%) Apache Pig
3 4 (9.30%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Firewall
1 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) Big Data
2 11 (25.58%) Data Mining
2 11 (25.58%) MongoDB
3 10 (23.26%) Apache Hive
3 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
1 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Software Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) C# Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Graduate
4 7 (16.28%) IT Graduate
4 7 (16.28%) Penetration Tester
4 7 (16.28%) Tester
4 7 (16.28%) Trainee
5 6 (13.95%) Computer Science Graduate
6 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Security Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Security Penetration Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Security Tester
7 4 (9.30%) PHP Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Ethical Hacker
8 1 (2.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) Java EE
2 10 (23.26%) STL
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 4 (9.30%) JSON
4 4 (9.30%) Kendo UI
4 4 (9.30%) XML
4 4 (9.30%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Algorithms
2 10 (23.26%) Cybercrime
3 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.28%) Cryptography
3 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
3 7 (16.28%) Physics
4 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Android
2 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (60.47%) Software Engineering
3 25 (58.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (25.58%) Kanban
6 11 (25.58%) Scrum
7 10 (23.26%) Mobile Development
7 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
8 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Complexity Analysis
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.63%) Information Security
9 5 (11.63%) OO
10 4 (9.30%) MVC
10 4 (9.30%) OO PHP
10 4 (9.30%) Secure Coding
11 1 (2.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) C++
1 25 (58.14%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) C#
3 14 (32.56%) C
4 12 (27.91%) PHP
5 10 (23.26%) Objective-C
6 7 (16.28%) R
7 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) DV Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) Degree
4 10 (23.26%) CCNA
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (23.26%) CISSP
4 10 (23.26%) GIAC
4 10 (23.26%) Linux+ Certification
4 10 (23.26%) MCSE
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (23.26%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (23.26%) SANS
4 10 (23.26%) SSCP
5 5 (11.63%) CHECK Team Leader
5 5 (11.63%) CHECK Team Member
5 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) CEH
7 3 (6.98%) Sun Certification
8 1 (2.33%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.33%) OSCP
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Zend